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Kulukaya Sadiki’s motivation for impactful leadership was ignited the day her daughter Rayna, whom the name ‘Glo-Ray’ stems from was born and right then and there, she knew that her purpose was to make a difference in the world. Kulukaya is an action-oriented Social Entrepreneur who is committed to protecting the environment, making a difference for humanity, and economic development advocacy for all women in line with Sustainable Development Goals-SDGs 1, 5,8, and 13. To further her ambition to support girls and women, in 2017 Kulukaya established a non-profit organization called ‘Ladies of Influence’ which is focused on the health and education sectors of Malawi where they have implemented 7 successful projects in the health and education sectors in line with Sustainable Development Goals-SDGs 4 and 5.

  • Founder and Project Leader of the registered non-profit organization, Ladies of Influence.
  • Board Chairperson of the newly formed ‘The Fashion Association’ in Malawi.
  • Youth Delegate for Malawi by Ubuntu United Nations through Ubuntu Leader’s Academy.
  • Country Chairperson of the ‘Fashion and Textiles’ sector in Malawi for the G100 club.
  • Professionally, she is a Strategic Marketer.

  • 2021 Mandela Washington Fellow- Young African Leaders(YALI) initiative under the ‘Leadership in Business Cohort’.
  • American Embassy Innovation Fund(AEIF) Social Entrepreneurship Finalist- Rural Women Economic Development Project- Machinga, Malawi.
  •  United States African Development Foundation (USADF) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Finalist for Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellows (MWF) Social Entrepreneurship Grant Funding Competition.
  • 2023 Laureate at Women in Africa(WIA54) program.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Entrepreneurship.
  • Advanced diploma with the Association of Business Executives- ABE.
  • Chartered Marketer with the Chartered Institute of Marketing- CIM.

Kulukaya Sadiki